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The best time to plant hollyhock seeds is in the late winter, about a week before the last frost. If planting seedlings, the best time to do so is a couple of weeks after the last frost. More »

An essential step in preserving hollyhock seeds is to collect only seed capsules that are brown, papery-dry and beginning to split open. This minimizes the occurrence of mold and mildew during winter seed preservation. T... More »

The best time to plant roses is in early spring after the last frost or in early fall before the first expected frost. Once planted, a rose bush reaches its mature size in two to three years. More »

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